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1 probe

An inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities:
— There was a congressional probe into the scandal.

synonym: investigation.

Roget 262: perforator, piercer, borer, auger, chisel, gimlet, stylet, drill, wimble, awl, bradawl, scoop, terrier, corkscrew, ... show more

Roget 208: depth; deepness etc. adj.; profundity, depression etc. (concavity) 252.    hollow, pit, shaft, well, ... show more

Roget 463: experiment; essay etc. (attempt) 675; analysis etc. (investigation) 461; screen; trial, tentative method, t=atonnement.    verification, ... show more

Dutch: antecedentenonderzoek, doorlichting, sonde

2 probe

A flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities.

Dutch: sonde
Polish: sonda, zgłębnik

3 probe

An exploratory action or expedition.

Dutch: sonde

4 probe

An investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity.

Dutch: sonde
Polish: sondowanie, zgłębnikowanie


1 probe

Question or examine thoroughly and closely.

synonym: examine.

Roget 461: make inquiry etc. n.; inquire, ask, seek, search.    look for, look about for, look out for; scan, reconnoiter, explore, sound, ... show more

Roget 466: measure, mete; determine, assay; evaluate, value, assess, rate, appraise, estimate, form an estimate, set a value on; appreciate; standardize.    ... show more

2 probe

Examine physically with or as if with a probe:
— Probe an anthill.

synonyms: dig into, poke into.

Moby thesaurus: ATDA, ATS, Alouette, Anna, Apollo, Ariel, Atlas-Score, Biosatellite, Comsat, Cosmos, Courier, Diapason, Discoverer, ERS, Early Bird, Echo, Elektron, Explorer, GATV, Gemini ... show more.

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